Easter in the Cotswolds is a special time of year, filled with new life, flowers emerging from their winter rest and the scent of fresh grass. Come and explore the beautiful countryside and stunning villages, and whilst you’re here enjoy some of the wonderful events and activities on offer.

Lambing and Easter Fun at Cotswold Farm Park

Lambing and Easter Fun at Cotswold Farm Park 

23 March to 14 April 2024

Cotswold Farm Park invite you to celebrate the arrival of over 900 lambs (and goat kids!) and participate in egg-citing new activities with your little explorers this Easter holiday. Their annual lambing event (included in your Farm Park entry) is a must-see for anyone who loves animals and the wonder of new life.
Hop over to the animal barn to witness live births up close and personal, as well as enjoying talks from a team of experts about all things lambing.
Plus, buy an Ultimate Easter Experience Ticket and you can also join in the fun in the Easter Hub, including Build-a-Bunny, the Sand Art Experience, and mouth-watering Homemade Easter Biscuits!

Sudeley Castle

Cracked it! Easter Egg Hunt

23 March to 7 April 2024

Follow a trail of a dozen giant eggs and take part in easter themed challenges to discover hidden clues across the grounds of Sudeley Castle. Crack the code hidden with the eggs, finish the chicken run and track down Sudeley’s giant rabbit to discover an extraordinarily, rare egg. The giant eggs may be hidden in ancient yew hedges, hanging from trees, or concealed in castle walls… You’ll need your wits about you! Plus children’s tickets are half price whilst Cracked It! is live!

Steam train at Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway

All aboard for Easter Craft Fun at The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway

29 March to 7 April 2024

This Easter, bring your little ones to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway for a day filled with joy, laughter, and creativity. Take art in the exciting, free children's Easter craft activities with Larkswold, where young imaginations can run wild and families can create cherished memories together. Don’t miss the Easter egg hunt on Platform 2!

Go Cotswolds

Book your Go Cotswolds small group tour of the Cotswolds this Spring!

Various dates

Go Cotswolds is an award-winning, family-run guided tour company - and they’re celebrating their 10th anniversary this year! Tickets for the popular small group tours of the Cotswolds are selling fast, and some spring dates are already fully booked. Don't miss your chance to explore the beautiful Cotswolds, in a day, with one of their fun, friendly local guides. 
New for 2024, is the brand new 'Secret Cotswolds' tour. Want to get off the usual tourist trail and see some gorgeous locations that most visitors miss? This is the tour for you! Secret Cotswolds is also perfect when combined with our best-selling Cotswolds in a Day tour for a fantastic two-day Cotswolds itinerary. 
Daily departures from £65 per person, from Stratford-upon-Avon and Moreton-in-Marsh. 

Chastleton House

Easter at Chastleton

29 – 31 March 2024

Explore the Wilderness Walk and house with the whole family at Chastleton on the Easter trail. Make your way along the trail to learn all about the wildlife that calls Chastleton home, from bugs to badgers. Head to the house to spot 10 hidden Easter bunnies, then make your own Easter bunny to take home! Normal admission applies, plus £3 per trail pack. 

Cotswold Alpacas

Alpaca walking with Cotswold Alpacas

Various dates

Do something truly different this Easter and enjoy an alpaca walk or experience with the lovely alpaca herd at Cotswold Alpacas. Set in the beautiful Cotswold countryside, the walks are fantastic for couples, friends and families to have a great outdoor experience and get to know about everything alpaca. 

Cotswold Lakes Bews Co.

Cotswold Lakes Brew Co. Taproom Opens for 2024

Friday 29 March 5pm – 9pm & Saturday 30 March 5pm – 9pm

Cotswold Lakes Brew Co. are excited to announce the grand opening of their 2024 taproom season on Friday 29 March. Come join them for a night of celebrating great beer, delicious food with Burgerlish and live music from Sugar Motown. But the fun doesn’t stop there as they're open on Saturday night too! Drew Bryant makes his taproom debut on stage, whilst Dark Bark BBQ provide delicious food for the Easter Weekend. The taproom is family-friendly, and you can even bring your four-legged friends, too!

Newark Park

Easter Adventures at Newark Park

23 March to 7 April 2024

Embark on an Easter adventure at Newark Park! Pick up one of the Easter trail packs from Visitor Reception and have a go at the activities. Why not challenge your family and friends to a duck and spoon race, or practice your coordination with a ‘pass the Easter egg’ challenge? Don’t forget to add your own decoration to the Easter tree, and to fill out your Easter bingo card as you make your way round the garden! Easter trails cost £3 per trail including chocolate egg.

Galahad Tours

Private Cotswold Experiences with Galahad Tours

Pop the corks! Visitors can now enjoy a memorable Cotswolds Vineyards & Wine Tasting Tour. Experience personal guided tours and tastings at two award-winning vineyards on this exclusive private day. Explore the Cotswolds in a different way by sampling some of England’s finest wines!

Combine visiting Stonehenge with a journey through the southern Cotswolds on a private tour from Bath. This Stonehenge & The Cotswolds Tour day begins with an entertaining guided walk around the iconic prehistoric monument, before exploring the two beautiful villages of Castle Combe and Lacock.


Creative and Crafty Workshops with Larkswold

The team at Larkswold are ready for Spring and very excited about their new hare workshops! Try your hand at needlefelting a March Hare with Keeley or creating a Ceramic Hare Sculpture with Robyn. There’s also Block Printing and Dried Wreath Making workshops to get you in touch with your creative side.

If you’re looking for some fun, family-friendly crafting activities head to Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway over the Easter holidays - stop off at Winchcombe station for a cuppa and enjoy some crafting time (included in your ticket price) with the Larkswold team!

The Model Village

Easter Code Hunt at The Model Village

Sunday 31 March 2024

Get an idea of what it would have felt like to be Gulliver in Lilliput as you explore The Model Village in Bourton on the Water. Visit this Easter Sunday and become a super sleuth as you search for the secret code hidden amongst the replica buildings. Take you cracked code to the kiosk at the end of your visit to win a tasty prize! 

Nature in Art

Children’s Activity Days at Nature in Art

25 March to 5 April 2024

Join Nature in Art this Easter break for some fantastic hands-on activities for your budding artists. From Batik to woven flowers and wool Easter decorations to terracotta pot painting; there’s sixteen fun, arty workshops to take part in.

The Roman Baths

Easter Lates at The Roman Baths

29 March – 1 April

Enjoy a rare chance to see the Great Bath illuminated by torchlight, explore the museum and collection at a relaxed pace, and enjoy a drink under the evening sky at the pop-up prosecco bar. Make a date for a unique night out with friends, enjoy some time out with someone special, or end an unforgettable day out with the family in style.

Oxford Bus Museum

Easter Chick Hunt at Oxford Bus Museum

31 March – 1 April 2024

The ever-popular Easter Chick Hunt returns to the Oxford Bus Museum this Easter break. Search the Museum for the hidden chicks and keep your eyes peeled for the Easter Bunny who’s joining in the fun! Prizes will be available for the correct, or nearly correct, answer from under 16-year-olds. Don’t miss the bus rides at 12.15 and 2.15pm each day.

No Place Like Home. Credit Johnny Hathaway

No Place Like Home at Westonbirt

2 – 5 April 2024

Pop to Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, to learn more about the variety of wildlife homes that exist at Westonbirt amongst the trees.Take part in a hedgehog nest building challenge, create your own spiders web, test your knowledge with our animal homes quiz, relax in our reading corner, and complete an animal home colouring sheet. Make sure to explore the Nature Superheroes spring family trail in Silk Wood too!

Fat Squirrel's Teddy Bears' Picnic, Campfire and Bushcraft

Fat Squirrel Teddy Bears' Picnic, Campfire and Bushcraft

6 April 2024

You’ll be sure of a big surprise at Notgrove this Easter when you visit Fat Squirrel’s Teddy Bears’ Picnic, Campfire and Bushcraft event! There’ll be lots of fun for all the family, including a teddy bear hunt, craft activities, biscuit decorating and stories around the campfire. Under 18s will also take home a special gift!

Dyrham Park

Easter Adventures at Dyrham Park

23 March to 14 April 2024

Little adventurers will love the Easter egg trails at Dyrham Park, which include ten nature-inspired activities dotted around the garden including games, challenges and face painting. Normal admission applies, plus £3 per trail pack.

Snowshill Manor and Garden

Easter Egg Hunt at Snowshill Manor and Garden

3 March to 7 April 2024

Explore the garden and grounds at Snowshill Manor and Garden to find 10 fun activities to complete. From puppet shows and garden games to bean bag throws and egg and spoon races. There’s so much fun to be found for the whole family. Normal admission applies, plus £3 per trail pack.

Hand painted eggs by Katie B Morgan

Easter Eggs with a Difference at Gloucestershire Guild of Crafts

Give an Easter egg with a difference this year and gift a beautiful hand painted paper (mache) egg by local artist Katie B Morgan. Katie is a member of the Gloucestershire Guild of Crafts and you can purchase her stunning eggs from the Guild Shop.




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